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FOOD SAFETY

- Keep cold foods cold and hot foods hot.

Tykeria Johnson, 8, (right) has her hair done by Keiayona Dunn, 11, as a freight train passes by them near the intersection of Wrightsboro Road and Railroad Avenue in Augusta on Monday.  Rainier Ehrhardt/Staff
Rainier Ehrhardt/Staff
Tykeria Johnson, 8, (right) has her hair done by Keiayona Dunn, 11, as a freight train passes by them near the intersection of Wrightsboro Road and Railroad Avenue in Augusta on Monday.

- Do not use a plate that has touched raw meat, poultry or seafood for anything else unless the plate has first been washed in hot, soapy water.

- Hot food should be kept at or above 140 degrees Fahrenheit. Wrap and place in an insulated container.

- Foods such as chicken salad and desserts in individual serving dishes can also be placed directly on ice, or in a shallow container set in a deep pan filled with ice. Drain off water as ice melts and replace ice frequently.

- Don't let perishable food sit out longer than two hours.

- Food should not sit out for more than one hour in temperatures above 90 degrees Fahrenheit.

SOURCE: U.S. Food and Drug Administration


TODAY

MOVIE TUESDAY: Lady and the Tramp II, 10 a.m., Appleby Branch Library, 2260 Walton Way; for ages 5 and older; (706) 736-6244

SPIRITUALITY & RELIGIONS GROUP: 7 p.m., Borders Books Music & Cafe, 257 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway; (706) 737-6962

BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR EXERCISE: 6-7 p.m., Walton Rehabilitation Hospital; (706) 823- 5294

NORTH AUGUSTA NETWORKERS: 11:30 a.m., North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; (803) 442-3827

WEDNESDAY

TEEN TALENT SHOW: 6 p.m., Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre, Third Avenue, Building 32100; free; refreshments; 16 and older must have a photo ID to enter the fort; www.fortgordon.com/theatre.htm

SATISFACTION (ROLLING STONES TRIBUTE BAND): Doors open at 7 p.m., The Country Club, 2834 Washington Road; $5; (706) 364-1862

TRAVELING TROOP SESSION: 10 a.m. to noon, Reed Creek Wetland Interpretive Center, 3820 Park Lane, Martinez; girls - who don't have to be Scouts but must be with an adult - will explore electricity and magnetism; free; (706) 774-0505

EXECUTIVE LOCK-UP: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Enterprise Mill Events Center, 1450 Greene St.; participants will be "arrested" in their offices and arrive via Muscular Dystrophy Association "paddy wagons" to the center; "jailbirds" will raise "bail" with donations (bail will be $3,000, the cost to send five children to camp); (706) 738-8543, www.mda.org.

GEORGIA-CAROLINA TOASTMASTERS: Noon, The Cotton Patch, 816 Cotton Lane; (803) 593-6605

A.M. CONNECTION: 7:15 a.m., North Augusta Chamber of Commerce A.M. Connection; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Drive; (803) 279-2323

THURSDAY

MYSTERY NIGHT: 6-8:30 p.m., Augusta Headquarters Library, 902 Greene St.; teen vacation reading finale; grades 6-12; registration required; (706) 821- 2600

LUCKY STIFF: Dinner 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre, Third Avenue, Building 32100, Fort Gordon; menu: chicken marsala, garlic shrimp and pasta, teriyaki London broil, salad bar, dessert table; www.fortgordon.com/theatre.htm

THE VINYL STRANGERS: 10 p.m., The Mission, 1157 Broad St.; (706) 722- 1233.

ROCK 'N' COUNTRY WITH DISPATCH: Doors open at 7 p.m., The Country Club, 2834 Washington Road; $5 men, $3 women; (706) 364-1862

IMPERIAL THEATRE ROCK MOVIES: The Doors, happy hour 7 p.m., movie 8 p.m.; $2; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.

MOVIE THURSDAY: Mickey and the Beanstalk, 10 a.m., Appleby Branch Library, 2260 Walton Way; ages 3 and 4; (706) 736-6244

FRENCH CLUB: 7 p.m., Borders Books Music & Cafe, 257 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway; (706) 737-6962

JOINT EFFORTS: 11-11:45 a.m., Augusta Orthopedic Clinic, 1521 Anthony Road; seminar on hip and knee pain, with tips for treatment, medicine, food, exercise; (706) 481-7604

SUMMER CONCERT: 7 p.m., Music in the Park Summer Concert Series, featuring Fresh Music Latin Band; an art exhibit will also be held; Wesley Center of Grace United Methodist Church, 639 Georgia Ave.; free; (803) 442-7588

FINAL MARKDOWN: 9 a.m., ribbon-cutting for Final Markdown; North Augusta Plaza Shopping Center; (803) 279-2323


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